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Malek School of Health Professions, Caruthers Hall

Malek School of Health Professions

Tess Cappello, Ph.D., R.N.

Welcome to the Malek School of Health Professions. I am very pleased that you are interested in our School, where academic excellence, service to the community, leadership, a global prospective, professional development, and a commitment to ethics and lifelong learning are our goals.

The Malek School offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Health and Human Performance, Nursing, and Physical Therapy. Our students benefit from clinical experiences and internship placements in some of the national capital area’s leading health care organizations as well as throughout the country and the world.

Our faculty members are outstanding teachers who are focused on student success. They have impressive records of research, as well as service to the community and to their professions. Our support staff members are dedicated to helping students navigate the academic experience. Don't hesitate to contact any of us if you would like additional information.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Theresa Cappello, Ph.D., R.N.
Dean and Professor

Contact Information

Malek School of Health Professions

Caruthers Hall

Questions? Call (703) 284-1580

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Kathleen Schaefer
Assistant Professor of Nursing

Kathleen Schaefer has been a full-time Marymount faculty member since 2001. She has taught introduction to nursing, obstetrics, health assessment, and the senior internship.